October 1953

American Legion Post, No. 20, conducted a membership drive to attract Korean War veterans. … Mayor Tito Trujillo of Mosquero proclaimed an 8:30 p.m. curfew for all persons under 21. … Gov. Ed Mecham missed a Conchas Dam hearing because of a delay in receiving an invite. … The Amateur Radio Emergency Corps had a test exercise. … Joe Carlson (No. 28) made the first touchdown in the Rattler B team’s 18-0 victory over Portales. Darwin Strand (No. 20) made the second, and Frank Daly (No. 21) passed to Charlie Bowen (No. 36) for the third.